|NCTC Number:||NCTC 14459|
|Current Name:||Staphylococcus aureus|
|Original Strain Reference:||Ca322|
|Hazard Group (ACDP):||2|
|Release Restrictions:||Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety|
|Conditions for growth on solid media:||Columbia blood agar, 37°C, O₂, 24 hours|
|Isolated From:||Human, multi-site screening. Cambridge, UK. 12/06/2012.|
|Bibliography:||Paterson GK, Morgan FJ, Harrison EM, Cartwright EJ, T�r�k ME, Zadoks RN, Parkhill J, Peacock SJ, Holmes MA. Prevalence and characterization of human mecC methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates in England. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2014 Apr;69(4):907-10|
|Data:||This strain is positive for the mecC gene / This strain was identified in a 6 hostpital, 2010 isolate prospective surviellance study of mecC positive MRSA of human provenance conducted in 2011-12, little over year after the gene was first discovered and described.|
|Other Typing Information:||MLST 1245; Clonal complex 130, spa type t843|
|History:||Acessioned into the NCTC < Prof. M. A. Holmes < G. K. Paterson (University of Cambridge, Dept. of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge, UK) < Isolated by Cambridge HPA lab (Addenbrooke's Hosptial, Cambridge, UK)|
|Authority:||Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)|
|Depositor:||Prof. Mark A. Holmes (University of Cambridge, Dept. of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge, UK)|
|Biosafety Responsibility:||It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country|
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